Teachers have three loves, love of learning, love of learners, and the love of bringing the first two loves together.
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Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don't recognize them.
Repeat anything long enough and it will start to become you.
I thought that training for the Olympics would be hardest thing I would ever have to do," former Olympic gymnast Jordyn Wieber said in court. "But the hardest thing I've ever had to do is process that I am a victim of Larry Nassar. But even though I'm a victim, I do not and will not live my life as one.
Changes in life are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
One only gets to the top rung on the ladder by steadily climbing up one at a time, and suddenly, all sorts of powers, all sorts of abilities which you thought never belonged to you suddenly become within your own possibility and you think, 'Well, I'll have a go, too.'
There is no instinct like that of the heart.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
John Andrew Holmes Jr.
Few people think more than two or three times a year. I have made an international reputation by thinking once or twice a week.
George Bernard Shaw
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results
Love in its essence is spiritual fire.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Just smiling can do wonders for your attitude
One who seeks no friends is his own enemy.
This one step, choosing a goal and sticking to it, changes everything.
You have to think anyway, so why not think big ?
P. T. Barnum
Where there is a will, there is a way.
Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself.
Gobble gobble, gobble gobble. We accept her. One of us, one of us.
Freaks, Freaks (1932)
Whoever renders service to many puts himself in line for greatness -- great wealth, great return, great satisfaction, great reputation, and great joy.
For one human being to love another that is perhaps the most difficult of our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
Rainer Maria Rilke
When I first met you, I was afraid to talk to you. When I talked to you, I was afraid to kiss you. When I kissed you, I was afraid to love you. Now that I love you, I'm afraid to lose you.
Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.
If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade.
The potential of the average person is like a huge ocean unsailed, a new continent unexplored, a world of possibilities waiting to be released and channeled toward some great good.
Truly loving another means letting go of all expectations. It means full acceptance, even celebration of another's personhood.
Boldness in business is the first, second and third thing.
But there's nothing half so sweet in life, as love's young dream.
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
The very use of the word savage, as it is applied in its general sense, I am inclined to believe is an abuse of the word, and the people to whom it is applied.
How can we remember our ignorance, which our growth requires, when we are using our knowledge all the time ?
Henry David Thoreau
The best way to escape from a problem is to solve it.
What a great feeling to look back on what you've already climbed What a man really wants is creative challenge with sufficient skills to bring him within the reach of success so that he may have the expanding joy of achievement.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness ?
The only time I really become discouraged is when I think of all the things I would like to do and the little time I have in which to do them.
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
Stand upon the self, only then can we truly love the world. Take a very high stand, knowing our universal nature, we must look with perfect calmness upon all the panorama of the world.
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean , if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we don't know how to die. As long as we are frightened of life we shall be frightened of death.
Accumulate learning by study, understand what you learn by questioning.
Love always creates, it never destroys. In this lie's man's only promise.
Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of Truth and Knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
If you are afraid of failure you don’t deserve to be successful!
This is the true measure of love, when we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
Johann Wolfgang Van Goethe
I know people that got diagnosed with Parkinson's, and they just gave up. Sat in a wheelchair and refused to get up. I'll never give up. Some day this will probably take me, but I'm not going to walk away from life.
Woody, I know what your problem is. You're just like me. Trash !
Forky, Toy Story 4 (2019)
The key to truth is the next deed, and this key opens the door if one does what one has to do in such a way that the meaning of the action here finds its fulfillment. Thus truth in the world of man is not to be found as the content of knowledge, but only as human existence. One does not express it, one does not perceive it, but one lives it, and receives it as life.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
Charles F. Kettering
Soul meets soul on lover's lips.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
For myself, I am an optimist -- it does not seem to be much use being anything else.
What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
You can't express every feeling that you have every moment that you have them.
When Harry Met Sally
Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.
Ferris Bueller, Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)
That some should be rich, shows that others may become rich, and, hence, is just encouragement to industry and enterprise.
Imitate until you emulate, match and surpass those who launched you. It's the highest form of thankfulness.
Mark Victor Hansen
There are two primary choices in life, to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.
Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope.
Princess Leia, Star Wars (1977)
The more you lose yourself in something bigger than yourself, the more energy you will have.
Norman Vincent Peale
You can do anything you put your mind to.
We struggle with the complexities and avoid the simplicities.
Norman Vincent Peale
Play it, Sam. Play As Time Goes By.
Ilsa Laszlo, Casablanca (1942)
Truth fears no questions.
Toto, I've got a feeling we're not in kansas anymore.
Dorothy Gale, The Wizard Of Oz (1939)
Even though I am nearly deaf, I seem to be gifted with a kind of inner hearing which enables me to detect sounds and noises which the ordinary listener does not hear. quotes
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
Be all you can be.
John C. Maxwell
This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Maxwell Scott, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
No one is so poor as an ignorant person.
The point is that you can't be too greedy.
You betcha !
Marge Gunderson, Fargo (1996)
Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold , the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul.
Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.
Follow humbly wherever and to whatever abyss Nature leads, or you shall learn nothing.
Thomas Henry Huxley
No one is more definite about the solution than the one who doesn't understand the problem.
No one knows what he can do until he tries.
You are today where your thoughts have brought
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Those at the top of the mountain didn't fall there.
The individual activity of one man with backbone will do more than a thousand men with a mere wishbone.
The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.
Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn.
To live happily with other people, ask of them only what they can give.” Tristan Bernard
Be patient with yourself. Self-growth is tender , it's holy ground. There's no greater investment.
If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have the capacity at the beginning.
The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.
It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.
Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you'll find one at the end of your arm. As you grow older you will discover that you have two hands. One for helping yourself, the other for helping others.
Living, love and death are one thing, not divisive, not separated, not divorced, not in the field of time but it is completely a living, moving thing, indivisible. And that is immortal.
Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. It is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment.
Let us never be betrayed into saying we have finished our education because that would mean we had stopped growing.
Julia H. Gulliver
We didn't need dialogue. We had faces.
Norma Desmond, Sunset Blvd (1950)
Motherhood qualified me to let the child within come out and play.
I want it said of me by those who knew me best ; that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow.
Keep your business affairs in your own hands. It's the only way to be happy.
Know thyself was the inscription over the Oracle at Delphi. And it is still the most difficult task any of us faces. But until you truly know yourself, strengths and weaknesses, know what you want to do and why you want to do it, you can not succeed in any but the most superficial sense of the word. The leader never lies to himself, especially about himself, knows his flaws as well as his assets, and deals with them directly. You are your own raw material. When you know what you consist of and why you want to make of it, then you can invent yourself.
I am not discouraged, because every wrong attempt discarded is often a step forward.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
Nothing happens unless first we dream.
Men are often capable of greater things than they perform. They are sent into the world with bills of credit, and seldom draw to their full extent.
It's easier to prepare and prevent, than to repair and repent.